A basic Photos-like app to demonstrate the Photos framework.

  • Lists albums and built-in collections (Recently Added, Favorites, etc)
  • Displays assets (all photos or those from a collection) in a thumbnail grid
  • Displays a single photo, video, or Live Photo asset
  • Allows the following actions:
    • simple edit with canned filters (for still photos, Live Photos^, and videos)
    • creating an album and adding assets to it
    • removing assets from an album
    • deleting assets and albums
    • favoriting an asset

Known Issues

^ An error occurs when filters are applied to Live Photos. This will be fixed in a future release.

Build Requirements

Xcode 9.0 (iOS 11.0 / tvOS 11.0 SDK) or later

Runtime Requirements

iOS 11.0, tvOS 11.0, or later

Useful links

Original sample


Xamarin port changes are released under the MIT license


Ported to Xamarin.iOS by Oleg Demchenko, Rustam Zaitov, and Matthew Leibowitz